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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plan of a floor of a building drawn as if seen from overhead.
  • n. A preliminary plan or strategy: the ground plan for an invasion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a plan of the ground floor of any building, or of any floor, as distinguished from an elevation or perpendicular section.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, the representation of the divisions of a building at the level of the surface of the ground; commonly, the plan of the lowest story above the cellar, though this is usually raised above the surface of the ground. Also ground-plot. Hence — 2. A first, general, or fundamental plan of any kind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a floor plan for the ground level of a building

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